Northeast of Sydney off Lord Howe in the Tasman Sea, the snorkeling at Sharks Reef is known for coral heads in very clear water. During Sharkes snorkeling, you may encounter stingrays, sharks, morwongs, sea stars, moray eels, butterflyfish, wrasse and angelfish.
Lord Howe Island is an exceptional place to explore as the southernmost coral reef in the world with over 90 coral species and 500 fish species. It has verdant rain-forests, white sand beaches and volcanic peaks. There is a long coral reef along the southwestern side of the island that encloses a lagoon. It is about 600km northeast of Sydney.
Lord Howe Island is reached by a two hour flight from Sydney or Brisbane (the main air service is provided by QantasLink).
Overall, Sharks Reef is the 6th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 6 snorkeling dives in Lord Howe Island.